Daily Devotionals

Stages of the Cross: Week 1 - Monday

No one can take my life from me. I sacrifice it voluntarily. For I have the authority to lay it down when I want to and also to take it up again. For this is what my Father has commanded. John 10:18 There are few people in this world who I would take a bullet for, but if such a situation arose...

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Be Brave: Week 6 - Saturday

I press on to reach the end of the race and receive the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us. Philippians 3:14 Have you ever noticed how much easier it is to complete a hard workout when you have someone there to encourage you? As much as I like to do things on my...

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Be Brave: Week 6 - Friday

Preach the word of God. Be prepared, whether the time is favorable or not. Patiently correct, rebuke, and encourage your people with good teaching. 2 Timothy 4:2 "Preach the gospel at all times. When necessary, use words." This well-known quote was written by an unknown author. While I...

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Be Brave: Week 6 - Thursday

When I am with those who are weak, I share their weakness, for I want to bring the weak to Christ. Yes, I try to find common ground with everyone, doing everything I can to save some. 1 Corinthians 9:22 When I was a seminary student, one of my first professors offered a warning to my classmates...

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Be Brave: Week 6 - Wednesday

But among you it will be different. Whoever wants to be a leader among you must be your servant, and whoever wants to be first among you must become your slave. Matthew 20:26-27 When Jesus came to earth, He turned the whole world upside down. What seemed important to many people was not as...

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Be Brave: Week 6 - Tuesday

Give thanks to the Lord and proclaim his greatness. Let the whole world know what he has done. Sing to him; yes, sing his praises. Tell everyone about his wonderful deeds. Psalm 105:1-2 I have quite the talent for sleeping through earthquakes. If you have been following along with these daily...

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Be Brave: Week 6 - Monday

Therefore, go and make disciples of all the nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and the Son and the Holy Spirit. Teach these new disciples to obey all the commands I have given you. And be sure of this: I am with you always, even to the end of the age." Matthew 28:19-20 "There are...

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Be Brave: Week 5 - Saturday

And now, dear brothers and sisters, one final thing. Fix your thoughts on what is true, and honorable, and right, and pure, and lovely, and admirable. Think about things that are excellent and worthy of praise. Keep putting into practice all you learned and received from me—everything you...

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Be Brave: Week 5 - Friday

Don't worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank Him for all He has done. Philippians 4:6 I always find comfort when I talk to others about the difficulties I am facing. When I tell other people what I am worried about, I feel heard and cared for and...

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Be Brave: Week 5 - Thursday

"So don't worry about these things, saying, 'What will we eat? What will we drink? What will we wear? These things dominate the thoughts of unbelievers, but your Heavenly Father already knows all your needs." Matthew 6:31-32 For the last three months, I have been waiting to get a New Mexico...

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